The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 87 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 16 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.55% 2.10% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 11.27% 15.79% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 6
Median salary £52,500 £38,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -16.84%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
vSphere
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
142 133 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.77% 13.30% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 117 100 58
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +8 11 £52,500 +44.82%
Cheltenham -8 2 £37,500 +1.35%
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) VMware
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 16 (59.26%) Linux
6 13 (48.15%) MCSE
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
7 11 (40.74%) SAN
7 11 (40.74%) VPN
8 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
8 10 (37.04%) Citrix
8 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
9 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 9 (33.33%) iPad
10 8 (29.63%) WSUS
10 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
11 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
11 7 (25.93%) Network Security
11 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
11 7 (25.93%) CCNA
11 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
11 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
1 11 (40.74%) VPN
2 7 (25.93%) Network Security
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) HTTP
4 3 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) git-flow
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
1 3 (11.11%) Robot Framework
1 3 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 3 (11.11%) Django
1 3 (11.11%) Java EE
1 3 (11.11%) LAMP
1 3 (11.11%) Node.js
1 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (11.11%) REST
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
1 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
1 3 (11.11%) STL
2 2 (7.41%) COM
3 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.70%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (59.26%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
9 3 (11.11%) Android
9 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
9 3 (11.11%) Debian
9 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.70%) CentOS
10 1 (3.70%) Unix
10 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) DevOps
1 6 (22.22%) OO
1 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.11%) API Design
3 3 (11.11%) Change Control
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (11.11%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Kanban
3 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) C++
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 3 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) MCSE
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (25.93%) CCNA
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) VCP6
6 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) CISSP
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (11.11%) GIAC
7 3 (11.11%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (11.11%) MCITP
7 3 (11.11%) MCSA
7 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (11.11%) SANS
7 3 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (11.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (22.22%) XenApp
4 3 (11.11%) Docker
4 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) KVM
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) WSUS
2 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
3 5 (18.52%) SCCM
4 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
5 3 (11.11%) AirWatch
5 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (11.11%) Puppet
5 3 (11.11%) Salt
5 3 (11.11%) SCOM
6 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) Symantec
6 3 (11.11%) CommVault
6 3 (11.11%) Meru Networks
6 3 (11.11%) Sophos
7 2 (7.41%) Veeam
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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